Hiking

Wadi Dana Trail

Wadi Dana/ Dana Biosphere Reserve – 2 hikes without a guide

After Aqaba, I headed to Wadi Dana in search of spectacular mountains and a little more greenery. Dana did not disappoint, and it was unlike anything I’ve seen. If you’re looking for day hikes you can do on your own in Jordan, you definitely have to check this out.

The Treasury, Petra

How to Spend 2 days in Petra

Petra, the Nabatean city carved in stone, frozen in time for almost two thousand years before being rediscovered. In recent times, it has captured the imagination of people around the world, starred in movies, and now, been ticked off my bucket list. Read on to find out how you can spend 2 amazing days in …

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Henderson Waves

1 day in Southwest Singapore – Beyond the City

Looking for something new beyond the usual stroll around Marina Bay? How about checking out this other side of Singapore, not far from the city center, far less crowded, and full of interesting sights? Here’s a guide to spending a day (or 2) in the south western part of Singapore (without going to Sentosa).

Kungsleden, Lapland, Sweden.

Kungsleden in autumn: From Tjaktja to Abisko

The last of my week long hike in Swedish Lapland, and the second part of my adventure on the Kungsleden. Amazing panoramas, stunning lakes and reindeer herds in late summer/ early autumn.

Kungsleden, Lapland, Sweden.

Kungsleden in autumn: From Kebnekaise to Tjaktja

Hiking the beautiful Kungsleden (King’s Trail) in northern Sweden, from Kebnekaise (from Nikkaluokta) to Abisko. A journey across dramatic mountain passes, vast open valleys and elegant lakes in the Arctic Circle in early autumn.

Tarfalastugan, Tarfala. Lapland, Sweden.

Tarfala: Hiking to the magical glacial valley

Somewhere in Swedish Lapland, nestled among mountains and glaciers, lies the mysterious Tarfala Valley. The dramatic, dreamlike landscape, will forever be etched in my mind.

Kebnekaise: From office to top of Sweden in 72hrs

Hiking (almost) solo in the Arctic Circle from Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise, tallest mountain in Sweden, in late summer. A few bad decisions, a few good ones, a sufficient recipe for an adventure across deep grassy valleys and snow capped peaks.

Lake Baikal – Hiking in Siberia

Thought I’d take a self-guided visit to Lake Baikal since I had stopped by Irkutsk, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions on the trip.